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Design and optimization of linear array antenna based on the analysis of direction of arrival (DOA) estimation and beamforming algorithms

Haji, Ibrahim A. and Islam, Md. Rafiqul and Alam, A. H. M. Zahirul and Khalifa, Othman Omran and Khan, Sheroz and Abdullah, Khaizuran and Yussuf, Abubaker A. (2010) Design and optimization of linear array antenna based on the analysis of direction of arrival (DOA) estimation and beamforming algorithms. In: International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering (ICCCE 2010), 11-13 May 2010, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

This paper presents the design of 16-element linear array for smart antenna application. Conventional patch antenna is optimized to operate at 1.85GHz (3G applications) by using CST Microwave Studio parameterization. Accurate inter-element spacing has been designed to remove the mutual coupling which causes shifting of the maximum beam pattern towards undesired locations and shifting of the resonant frequency to higher frequency ranges. Narrow beams are also attainted by implementing the complex weights created by LMS beamforming algorithm.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 3802/2754 (ISBN: 978-1-4244-6233-9)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Antenna applications; Beam pattern; Beamforming algorithms; Complex weights; CST microwave studio; Design and optimization; Direction-of-arrival estimation; Higher frequencies; Inter-element spacing; Linear array antennas; Linear arrays; LMS beamforming algorithms; Mutual coupling; Narrow beams; Patch antenna; Resonant frequencies, Algorithms; Antennas; Array processing; Beamforming; Direction of arrival; Mobile telecommunication systems; Natural frequencies; Optimization; Smart antennas, Directional patterns (antenna)
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Dr AHM Zahirul Alam
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2011 12:04
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2017 16:34
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/2754

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